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That's Cool, That's Trash: A History of the First Punk Era

Robot A. Hull, Creem, June 1979

FOR FIFTEEN years there has been an enigmatic force burrowing underground, pulling people by their roots down toward the core of white-hot rawness. Gripped by this power, one is doomed forever to stalk the earth in search of a primitive sound that remains as elusive as a bad photocopy of a ghost. One cannot read about this awesome omnipotence in the Holy Bible or the Rolling Stone History of Rock & Roll, but the story of its impact is a remarkable tale indeed.

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